Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Check out EDDMapS.org to see where this has been reported.
Read more about Japanese-rose at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Japanese rose plant can become invasive in certain areas, particularly in the Eastern and Southeastern United States. Read more at Gardening Know How.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 9 (2014)
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April Pickens County SC
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Leaves narrowly triangular, sharply double-serrate, taper-pointed, per Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Habitat: Woodland borders, suburban woodlands, per Weakley's Flora
CLICK HERE to see a map, notes, and images from Weakley's Flora of the Southeastern US.
Click here to see a map showing all occurrences known to SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria. (Zoom in to see more detail.)
IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Yellow, Whitish, Orangish
5 united sepals
Aggregate of drupe-like achenes
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast (Foote & Jones, 1989) p072
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide (Lance, 2004) p184
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